ORDINANCE NO. 23-2013
AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF WATER TO THE VILLAGE OF ALEXANDRIA
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville has an established policy of not providing water utility services to any property located outside of the corporate boundaries of the Village, and it hereby restates that policy; and
WHEREAS, Village Council is committed to not providing water services outside the Village limits to stimulate or encourage development that would adversely impact the economic vitality and quality of life of the community, and the proposed water contract would be consistent with that commitment; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Alexandria has requested that the Village of Granville continue to provide water to the Village of Alexandria as it is in the best interest of their residents to execute a new water service contract; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville presently has ample water services to continue to provide water to the Village of Alexandria; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville has proposed a contract to be entered into between the Village of Alexandria and the Village of Granville from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2018; and
WHEREAS, the Village Council hereby finds and determines that it is in the best interest of Granville to continue to extend water services to the Village of Alexandria.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Granville, Licking County, Ohio that:
Section 1. The Village Manager is hereby authorized to sign a water service agreement between the Village of Granville and the Village of Alexandria, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and made a part hereof.
Section 2. The Village Manager is hereby authorized to execute the agreement and to take whatever actions are necessary to implement the terms and conditions of the agreement.
Section 3. This ordinance shall become effective upon the earliest date allowed by the laws of the State of Ohio and the Charter of the Village of Granville.
Passed this 4th day of December, 2013.